Wild Rosy Lapsang
Type of tea: Wild Lapsang Souchong Black Tea (unsmoked)
Variety: Cai Cha (grown wild)
Taste: very flowery like roses, superbly fruity like lychee, a bit woody
Color of the cup: amber, dark brown, orange-red
Harvest year: April 2020
Country of origin of the tea: Wuyi Mountains in Fujian Province, China. 950 meters above sea level
This wild Lapsang Souchong is not for you if you are looking for a Lapsang Souchong that is very chocolatey, malty and thick and consists of fine buds. If you are looking for unsmoked Lapsang Souchong, which is very floral like rose and exceptionally fruity like lychee, poured into a cocktail of tropical fruits, then you will love this tea. It is so crazy flowery and fruity that it is not only reminiscent of the summer fruits and flowers in tropical Asia, but also of the wild berries and fruits that can be found in the German forest in summer.
This Wild Lapsang Souchong is delicious, regardless of whether you prepare it as a Gongfucha or in a large pot.